• Posted in: Historic Miscellania B. F. Keith’s Grand Opera House

    A closed Keith’s Theater advertises “It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World” at the nearby Indiana Theater  Today, scaffolding surrounds the Consolidated Building at 115 North Pennsylvania Street in downtown Indianapolis as TWG Development, LLC...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: Woodland Cemetery

    Reader’s Question: Would you have any information about a cemetery that once existed on the east side of Indianapolis, called Woodland Cemetery? ~ Mike B. HI’s Answer:  Although the name “Woodland Cemetery” ceased to exist nearly a century ago,...

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  • Posted in: Friday Favorites The Consolidated Building (aka Lemcke Annex)

    When you see a stately old building in a vintage postcard, do you wonder (with furrowed brow) if the building still stands? This venerable old brick and terra cotta edifice, née the Lemcke Annex, was an addition...

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